Famous Acadian Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Acadian poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous acadian poems. These examples illustrate what a famous acadian poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
...d like the roe, when he hears in the woodland the voice of the huntsman
Where is the thatch-roofed village, the home of Acadian farmers,--
Men whose lives glided on like rivers that water the woodlands,
Darkened by shadows of earth, but reflecting an image of heaven?
Waste are those pleasant farms, and the farmers forever departed!
Scattered like dust and leaves, when the mighty blasts of October
Seize them, and whirl them aloft, and sprinkle them far o'er the ocean
Naught bu...Read More
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